cricoidectomy

cricoidectomy

 [kri″koi-dek´to-me]
excision of the cricoid cartilage.

cricoidectomy

(krī′koi-dĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of the cricoid cartilage.

cricoidectomy

[-ek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, krikos + eidos + ektomē, excision
a surgical procedure for removing the cricoid cartilage.

cricoidectomy

excision of the cricoid cartilage.
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Nevertheless, the patient underwent temporary tracheostomy and partial cricoidectomy with laryngeal stenting at another center.